Trump accuses 'OPEC monopoly' of pushing oil prices higher and says 'they must get oil prices down now!'

2018-09-21 10:40

"We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us, and yet they continue to push for higher and higher oil prices! We will remember," Trump tweeted on Thursday.

This is how the petrol price increased by 66% the last 10 years

2018-09-04 12:54

The petrol prices will increase by just 4.9c per litre, to R15.49 at the coast and R16.08 inland, on Wednesday morning – but that's not counting the last decade.

New models headed to SA, awesome car tech - top stories of the week so far

2018-08-02 09:45

Fancy unlocking your Mercedes-Benz with your smartphone? Figure you know all the Le Mans winners since 1923? Here are the top stories of the week so far.

Stronger rand, cheaper oil to slam brakes on petrol price hikes

2018-07-27 11:25

A stronger rand and cheaper international oil prices will mean fuel prices in SA are likely to remain virtually unchanged in August, says the AA.

Ramaphosa talks soaring oil prices with Saudi King

2018-07-12 19:52

In a bid to arrest soaring oil prices, South Africa has urged Saudi Arabia to increase oil production.

Economic ministers mull over fuel price issue

2018-07-07 09:00

Cabinet's economic cluster is considering allowing the state's expert panel on zero-rated VAT items to expand the scope of its work to include reviewing the recent fuel price hikes.

South Africa pays R5 more for petrol than the rest of Southern Africa – here’s how we compare to the rest of the world

2018-07-04 07:10

Inland, petrol now costs more than R16 for the first time. But a global comparison in prices puts SA roughly in the middle of an enormously wide range of petrol prices paid around the world.

PETROL SHOCKER: Inland price spurts over R16/litre

2018-07-01 11:46

Both grades of petrol, 93 and 95 (ULP & LRP), will again increase on Wednesday, taking the inland per litre pump price to over R16, the Department of Energy has announced.

More petrol price hikes for SA: 'Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price' - AA

2018-06-15 11:09

SA motorists will have to brace themselves as fuel prices look set for another jump going into July, says Automobile Association.

Feeling pain at the pumps? Top 10 tips to help you save on fuel

2018-05-30 11:02

The imminent fuel price that takes place in June forces consumers to tighten their belts even further. Take a look at these 10 tips to help you save fuel.


Petrol price bombshell to add to R-word shock

2018-09-09 06:18

The news that the local economy is officially in recession places South Africa on the back foot, with the prospect of the country receiving a “junk” status credit rating from all three major credit ratings agencies.

SEE: Here's how the skyrocketing petrol price is affecting drivers in each province

2018-08-28 14:46

South African motorists could pay more than R17 per litre of fuel by the end of 2018. We look at out how fuel-price hikes are affecting consumers in SA.

Slight uptick in petrol price for August

2018-07-30 14:58

Lower crude oil and import prices for petroleum products have slammed the brakes on significant increases in fuel prices for August.

August petrol price hike on the cards - AA

2018-07-16 12:33

Fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August. This is according to the Automobile Association.

When the petrol price increases, my salary decreases – KZN taxi driver

2018-07-11 19:46

Among the demands of a group of taxi drivers is that government decreases fuel prices by 35%.

Bruce Whitfield: Here’s why there is no escaping high petrol prices – and what government can do to make it better

2018-07-04 13:03

Despite its protestations, the government controls two important parts of the petrol price equation. It can't do much about those, true, but it can make the high price bite less.

PETROL PRICE INFOGRAPHIC: What your R16/litre is covering

2018-07-03 18:07

The price South Africa would pay to import fuel from overseas refineries up to the port is only R7.50. So why are we paying R16/l for the inland pump price for petrol?

SA Uber drivers strike as fuel prices skyrocket

2018-06-18 15:29

Some Uber drivers in South Africa have gone on strike as the cost of running cars increases with higher fuel prices.

After this week's increase, a litre of petrol will cost twice as much as Coke. Here's how it stacks up to other household items

2018-06-05 13:46

South Africans are paying almost R16 for a litre of petrol. That makes it the same as – or more expensive than – these household items.

Soaring petrol prices in SA: Here are a few fuel-saving tips

2018-05-30 08:42

Motorists will not be breathing a sigh of relief any time soon as another, even higher, increase is expected for June. Here are a few fuel saving techniques that can help you.

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